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Did you know that the tower in the middle of the photo is the office of the Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte? The 'Torentje' is part of the Binnenhof complex in the Hague. Sometimes he gets strange reactions from foreign guests when he wants to show his 'little tower'.

PM Mark Rutte and his ‘little tower’

Did you know that the tower in the middle of the photo is the office of the Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte? The 'Torentje'...
Did you know that thousands of dare devils start the new year by plunging into an icy cold North Sea at Scheveningen at exactly midday on 1 January?

1 January 2018: New Year’s Day Dip in Scheveningen

Did you know that thousands of dare devils start the new year by plunging into an icy cold North Sea at Scheveningen at exactly...
Did you know that the people of The Hague loved the late street musician Chuck Deely so much that he was posthumously honored with a public mural?

Homage to famous street musician in The Hague

Did you know that the people of The Hague loved the late street musician Chuck Deely so much that he was posthumously honored with...
The Hague

The very first American embassy in the world in The Hague

Did you know that the American embassy at Fluwelen Burgwal in The Hague was the very first American embassy in the world? In 1782...
Capsule Hotel

Spend the night in a survival pod in Scheveningen

Did you know that you can spend the night in a survival pod in Scheveningen? The orange capsule with blue interior is designed by...
Den Haag

The seat of the government in The Hague

Did you know that although Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands, the seat of the government is located in The Hague?
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Horse-drawn tramway between The Hague and Scheveningen

Did you know that the first horse-drawn tramway in the Netherlands dates back to 1864? This service operated between The Hague and Scheveningen until...
Tong Tong Fair

Tong Tong Fair: the world’s largest Eurasian fair

Did you know that the Tong Tong Fair is the largest Eurasian fair in the world? The event is held at Malieveld near The...
Did you know that the neo-Gothic fountain at Binnenhof in The Hague was originally designed for the World Exhibition in Amsterdam in 1883?

The remarkable story of the Binnenhof Fountain

Did you know that the fountain at the Binnenhof in The Hague was originally designed for the World Exhibition in Amsterdam in 1883? Currently...
Did you know that given its extreme fragility, the magnificent Japanese Garden in The Hague is only open a few weeks in spring and autumn? The crown jewel of the Clingendael estate can be visited this autumn from 14 to 29 October 10.00-16.00. Free entrance!

Japanse Garden: Autumn splendor in The Hague

Did you know that given its extreme fragility, the magnificent Japanese Garden in The Hague is only open a few weeks in spring and...

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